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Scientific Conference

on Forensic Science Education

Venue: Auditorium of the Department of Enviornment (DAO), Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Date: 7th June 2019

Description: The International Conference will discuss different approaches to forensic sciences teaching and training, including innovative methods of teaching and training and alternative curricula proposals in view of the emerging challenges that face international security and the exciting scientific advances requiring permanent update.
This conference results from a co-organization of the University of Aveiro (Department of Biology, area of) with the National Institute and Legal Medicine of Portugal and the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra – Chair of Legal Medicine and is intended for teachers, researchers and professionals in the various areas of Forensic Medicine and Forensic Sciences.

Euro4Science

Final Conference

Venue: Auditorium of the Department of Enviornment (DAO), Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Date: 8th June 2019

Description: The Final Conference of Euro4Science 2.0 is a satellite meeting to the International Conference on Forensic Science Education and Training dedicated to teachers from basic and secondary schools and other professionals related to science education and scientific divulgation. During the Euro4science 2.0 Final Conference schools having participated in the project network and used the “Forensic Science Educational Toolbox” will have an opportunity to show and discuss their forensic inspired proposals. This will be also an occasion for new participants to gather the international network of this appealing and motivating educational strategy.

Scientific Comission

University of Aveiro Portugal
Amadeu Soares (Full Professor, Director of the Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Carlos Fernandes (Full Professor, Director of the Department of Education and Psychology, University of Aveiro)
Luís Souto (Assistant Professor, Biology and Forensic Genetics, coordinator of the European project Euro4Science 2.0)

University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Angel Carracedo (Full Professor, Director of the Fundación Pública de Medicina Xenómica- SERGAS)

Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
Walther Parson, Associate Professor at the Institute of Legal Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University

University of Coimbra, Portugal
Duarte Nuno Vieira (Full Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Criminal Court)

National Institute of Forensic Medicine and Forensic Sciences
Francisco Corte-Real (President of Institute of Legal Medicine, Portugal, Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra)
Eugénia Cunha (Full Professor, coordinator of Forensic Anthropology Institute of Legal Medicine, Portugal)
Agostinho Santos – Director of the Forensic Clinical and Pathology Service of the Northern Delegation of Institute of Legal Medicine, Portugal.
Laura Cainé – Specialist in Legal Medicine at the National Institute of Forensic Medicine and Forensic Sciences. Invited Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto.

Judicial Police, Portugal
Carlos A. L. Farinha, Deputy National Director
Alexandra André (Director of the Scientific Police laboratory LPC)
Andreia Vieira (LPC)

Organizing Committee

Luís Souto | Universidade de Aveiro

Helena Moreira | Universidade de Aveiro

Rosa Pinho | Universidade de Aveiro

Rita Pina | Universidade de Aveiro

Francisco Corte-Real | INMLCF

Duarte Nuno Vieira | FMC

Co-Organization

Biology Department | Universidade de Aveiro

Instituto Nacional de Medicina Legal e Ciência Forenses, I.P

Faculdade de Medicina de Coimbra

Rede de Serviços Médico-Legais e Forenses de Língua Portuguesa.